Recognition of arterial injury in elbow dislocation.


The clinical presentation of patients with elbow dislocations was reviewed to identify those factors indicating an increased risk for arterial injury. Sixty-two patients were treated for 63 elbow dislocations between January 1981 and July 1991. Eight patients (13%) sustained a concomitant arterial injury involving the brachial (7) and radial (1) arteries… (More)


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